Rachel Webb, EdD
University of Arizona Assistant Athletic Director, Sport Psychology and Wellness
Rachel Webb is responsible for providing mental health services and performance consultations to student-athletes at the University of Arizona. She also consults and collaborates with coaches and sport programs regarding issues related to sport performance, safety, and wellness. Webb continues to expand both performance and wellness initiatives throughout the Athletics department to ensure a holistic approach to student-athlete and program success.
Webb earned her bachelor’s degree from California State University, Northridge, moving on to obtain her Master’s in Counseling with a specialization in Sport and Health Psychology at Adler University. She furthered her education by obtaining her Doctorate of Education in Performance Psychology from University of Western States. Her dissertation at UWS was on the relationship between stress, burnout, and negative thinking in student-athlete populations.
Webb has spent much of her early professional experience assisting in the development of individualized outpatient programming for the treatment of eating disorders and mood. During her time in Chicago, Webb also worked with an array of athletes at the youth, colligate, and professional levels. Webb’s engagement with the Chicago Bulls, Olympic weightlifters, and multiple division one Universities ultimately brought her back to the West Coast, excitedly integrating into the Wildcats family in 2019.